A mother has lost her license after drink driving.
Tracey Jane Noble of Manor Road in Marston Moretaine was caught driving with more than the legal alcohol limit in her blood on two occasions, Bedford Magistrates’ Court heard on Tuesday (September 24).
At an earlier court hearing Noble, 36, pleaded guilty to drink driving with 91 milligrammes of alcohol per 100millilitres of blood on Saturday, July 6. The legal limit is 80 milligrammes. She had not yet been sentenced for this.
She pleaded guilty to the second offence at the court hearing this week.
The prosecution told how Noble was caught again on Wednesday, September 9. She was driving her eight-year-old son through Bedford in a Renault Clio. She was spotted by an off duty PCSO who called the police. They attended and stopped the vehicle.
The court heard how her son was upset, although whether this was because of Noble’s driving or because they had been stopped by the police is unknown.
Noble had 64 microgrammes per 100 millilitres of breath, considerably over the 35 microgrammes legal limit.
She was sentenced to a 12- month disqualification from driving for the first offence, which will run concurrently with a three-year disqualification for the second offence. If she attends a drink driving course this will be reduced by 36 weeks.
For each offence she also received a community order which will involve an alcohol related activity.
Noble had to pay cost of £85 and a £60 victim surcharge.